Resources for Couples and Adult Families Dealing with Psychiatric Issues in a Family Member
Web and print resources for professionals, couples and families dealing with psychiatric illness and caregiving issues.
Mental Health America: http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net .
The National Alliance on Mental Illness: Family-to-Family Education Program: www.nami.org
The Family Institute for Education, Practice and Research (University of Rochester Medical Center): http://www.nysfamilyinstitute.org/
Support and Education Program for Families (SAFE):
Sederer, Lloyd. The Family Guide to Mental Health Care. 2013
Galynker, Igor. Talking to Families About Mental Illness. 2012
Substance Use Disorders and Families
Al-Anon Family groups: http://www.al-anon.alateen.org
SMART Recovery: http://www.smartrecovery.org/resources/family.htm
Families Anonymous: http://familiesanonymous.org/
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence: http://www.ncadd.org/
O’Farrell, T.J. (2012) Review of outcome research on marital and family therapy in treatment of alcoholism. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy 38(1): 122-144.
Copello, A.G.; Velleman, R.D.B.; Templeton, L.J. (2005) Family interventions in the treatment of alcohol and drug problems. Drug and Alcohol Review 24 (4): Pages 369-385.
Depression/Bipolar Illness and Families
Families for Depression Awareness: www.familyaware.org
Families Together: http://familiestogetherinc.org
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance: www.dbsalliance.org
Miklowitz, D. The Bipolar Survival Guide 2nd ed. 2011
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP): www.afsp.org
Attention Deficit Disorder
Orlov, Melissa The ADHD Effect on Marriage 2010
Family Connections: Coordinated by the National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder:
PLAN – Planned Lifetime Assistance Network (The National PLAN Alliance)
Compeer, Inc.: www.compeer.org
Consumers Helping Others In a Caring Environment (CHOICE): www.choicenr.org
Network of Care: http://networkofcare.org
World Federation for Mental Health: Center for Family Consumer
Advocacy and Support: http://www.wfmh.org
Active Minds on Campus: www.activeminds.org